Tubbs Mens Flex ALP Snowshoes
A foundational Tubbs design and industry leader, the men’s FLEX ALP snowshoe continues to attract committed backcountry enthusiasts. Featuring carbon-steel, 3D-curved Traction Rails and our signature Viper 2.0 crampon at the toe, the Tubbs FLEX ALP stomps up steep and icy peaks while reducing stress on your joints and improving stability for the downhill.
FULL SUSPENSION KONA PROCESS 153 AL 29
The big-wheeled Process now has 153mm of rear wheel travel and pedals more efficiently than ever. From your local loop to your favorite weekend shuttle, the Process 153 AL 29 has all the bases covered. A 160mm RockShox Yari fork and Deluxe RT shock get together with a SRAM 1×11 drivetrain, Level T brakes, WTB i29 TCS rims and tubeless-ready Maxxis Minions, and a dropper post right out of the box.
Niseko is fast becoming a popular destination for mountain biking, and we highly recommend the Process 153 for riding the Grand Hirafu MTB park. Thanks to its super plush suspension, ultra powerful brakes and other off-road features that will help increase confidence for any rider.
We are proud to offer a dedicated backcountry section at both Rhythm Summit and Rhythm Hakuba, offering a large selection of the latest backcountry equipment.
If you intend to access the backcountry terrain in the Niseko or Hakuba region then you are going to need the right backcountry gear. Niseko and Hakuba offer some of the best backcountry skiing in the world, from wide open bowls to perfectly spaced trees, the area has been blessed with perfect deep powder terrain. The resorts have easy to access “side country” areas so when the inbound fresh is all used up, it’s easy to find endless fresh turns accessed by touring skis with skins or snow shoes for the boarders. We always recommend using a local guide, such as Evergreen in Hakuba, or Black Diamond Tours in Niseko, to ensure your safety and also that you get to ride the best areas.
We stock the latest and greatest in backcountry gear and accessories, from well known brands, our images are just a sample of backcountry gear we sell in our stores, availability isn’t guaranteed so make sure you chat to our staff about what’s currently available. Remember, we also stock a full range of backcountry gear to rent.
Shovel Brands: BCA, Black Diamond, Pieps
At our Rhythm Niseko and Rhythm Hakuba stores, we also offer full workshop services including ski binding mounts. So if you are just looking to mount your new bindings onto your new or existing skis, then come right in and talk to us.
Burton FT Stick Shift
Quick and nimble, yet loose and playful – it’s all about balance with the Family Tree’s first super short pow surfer designed specifically for women. Shorter, wider, and boasting a mid-range flex, the Stick Shift is great for speeding around every inch of the mountain, and slashing up a storm in the backcountry. Directional Flat Top delivers a loose, yet stable feel, while an early rise in the nose combines with a unique directional shape to deliver effortless float in fresh snow.